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Age 12-25? Join the CineFocus Festival Jury!

11 September 2018

Inspiring the Next Generation of Cinema Audiences!

Cinemagic are recruiting x 5 CineFocus juries for young people this October.

* Watch films from around the world

* Take part in industry workshops and masterclasses

* Network with fellow film fans

* Write reviews for the Festival website


* CineFocus 12+ (Age: 12-14)

* CineFocus 15+ (Age: 15-17)

* CineFocus 18+ (Age: 18-25)

All young people participating in the juries will watch x 4 feature films before choosing their favourite. All films will be screened in their original language with English subtitles where necessary. The jurors will also take part in festival workshops, get the opportunity to meet international filmmakers and celebrity guests, as well as making lots of new friends.

Animation & Documentary

As well as our age specific categories we have x 2 genre specific CineFocus jury categories. We have a dedicated Animation Section and a Documentary Strand. These categories are for young people aged 15-25. Each cateogory will include x 4 feature length films to judge and critique.

Where & When

* CineFocus 12+ (Sat 13 & Sun 14 Oct, 10.00am – 2.30pm, Strand Arts Centre).

* CineFocus 15+ (Sat 6 & Sun 7 Oct, 1.00pm – 6.00pm, Queen’s Film Theatre).

* CineFocus 18+ (Sat 13 & Sun 14 Oct, 1.00pm – 6.00pm, Queen’s Film Theatre).

* CineFocus Animation (Fri 12, Sat 13, Sun 14 & Mon 15 Oct, 6.00pm – 8.30pm, Queen’s Film Theatre).

* CineFocus Documentary (Wed 10 & Thurs 11 Oct, 6.00pm – 10.00pm, Crescent Arts Centre).

Please Note: You can apply for more than one jury strand if you are the correct age and the dates & times don’t clash. For example you can apply for the CineFocus 15+ Jury and the Documentary strand or the CineFocus 18+ Jury and the Animation strand.

Travel/Hospitality: Travel to the jury screenings is the responsibility of participants. Cinemagic can provide a list of B&Bs and hotels for those travelling from outside Belfast.

The Juror’s Pack: Each jury member will receive a Juror’s Pack consisting of a t-shirt, bag, programme, badge, jury sheets and pen.

Cost: 20.00 per jury member

Availability: 50 participants will be chosen as jurors in each age category. Jury participation is based on a first come first served basis.

To Apply

Please email cinefocus@cinemagic.org.uk or call Cinemagic on Tel: 028 9031 1900 to register.

For more information about the Cinemagic Festival, visit www.cinemagic.org.uk

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